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Mexican-Style Grilled Corn

This recipe is one of the reasons my friends love me. Really. This recipe and my Macque Choux, another summertime corn favorite. I originally found this in the September 2009 issue of Cook's Illustrated, one...
Basil_700x339_photo credit Lynne Goldman

A summer Italian feast

by guest blogger Rich Baringer, I've been doing cooking demonstrations this summer at the Blooming Glen Farm, a local community supported agriculture farm, in Blooming Glen. Last week I put together this delicious Italian-themed meal for...

Grilling it up

by guest blogger Rich Baringer, Jake is a carnivore.  He will eat pretty much any kind of meat—often pretending that he's a lion eating a gazelle.  So whenever he sees the grill out, he gets...

A few of my favorite things

With corn season upon us, my mouth begins to water at the thought of some of my favorite corn recipes. There's Mexican-style Grilled Corn (courtesy of Cook's Illustrated) - which, by the way, gets...

Spit it out!

by guest blogger Rich Baringer It’s just about time for watermelons to start appearing in our local farm markets. In many ways, watermelon seems like the all-American fruit—a staple at our summer picnics.  It actually...
Berry Peach Cobbler

A circus in your mouth

July, 2018 By guest blogger, Rich Baringer, Remember this Seinfeld episode? Kramer: Well, they’re in… Jerry: What’s in? Kramer: The Macanaw peaches, Jerry!  The Macanaw peaches! Jerry: Ah, right.  The ones from Oregon that are only ripe for two weeks...
Basil_700x339_photo credit Lynne Goldman

Pasta on a cool summer evening

We had planned for salad caprese. Fresh mozzarella - check. Basil - check. Beautiful, multi-colored heirloom tomatoes from the farm - check. But then the weather turned cool and rainy and I just wanted...

Recipes for the season: Tomatillos and pork loin

By Chef Rich Baringer, An item that I’ve noticed more and more at many farmers’ markets over the last couple years is the tomatillo. You’ve seen them—they look like small green tomatoes wrapped in a...

Recipes for the season: Simple Saturday Supper

This week was our first pick-up at our CSA, Anchor Run Farm, in Wrightstown. It's spring, so the main theme is greens: bok choy, spinach, Swiss chard, escarole, Romaine lettuce, spring mix and arugula,...

Recipes for the season: Summer corn chowder

by guest blogger Kelly Madey, It was a classic case Of my eyes Being much bigger Than my belly. The first sweet corn of the season, And I just couldn’t resist Bringing home an insane amount of corn For a mere family...

Fresh Fridays: Balsamic Glazed Salmon over Swiss Chard

In  this series, local chefs give us their favorite recipes, full of fresh, seasonal ingredients, just in time for the weekend. By Chef Rich Baringer, This recipe is actually a combination of two recipes from America's Test Kitchen...
Summer Succotash by Max Hansen

Fresh Fridays: Corn, Zucchini & Poblano Pepper “Succotash”

In  this series, local chefs give us their favorite recipes, full of fresh, seasonal ingredients, just in time for the weekend. By Chef Max Hansen, MaxHansenCaterer and the Max Hansen Carversville Grocery, The arrival of summer portends the...

Fresh Fridays: Grilled Peaches with Maple Caramel Sauce and Ice Cream

by guest blogger, Kelly Madey, I am still very much in vacation mode, despite the fact that vacation officially ended last week. As I sit here, staring at the aftermath of our trip—a gigantic pile...

Fresh Fridays: Tomato, Pine Nut and Arugula Pesto Pasta with Sausage

In this series, local chefs give us their favorite recipes, full of fresh, seasonal ingredients, just in time for the weekend. By Chef Rich Baringer, I love basil pesto—every year when we approach the end of basil season, we make...

Fresh Fridays: Baked Tomatoes with Shallots

In  this series, local chefs give us their favorite recipes, full of fresh, seasonal ingredients, just in time for the weekend. By Chef Mark Miller, Hamilton's Grill Room, We always try to cook seasonally at Hamilton's Grill Room,...
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